Ruthenium: crystal structures

  • Space group: P63/mmc
  • Space group number: 194
  • Structure: hcp (hexagonal close-packed)
  • Cell parameters:
    • a: 270.59 pm
    • b: 270.59 pm
    • c: 428.15 pm
    • α: 90.000°
    • β: 90.000°
    • γ: 120.000°

You may view the structure of ruthenium:

rutheniumcrystal structure image (ball and stick style)
ruthenium crystal structure image (space filling style)


V. A. Finkel, M. I. Palatnik, and G. P. Kovtun, Phys. Met. Metall., 1971, 32, 231.

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